Tag Archives: Blood

Man coughs up ‘perfect’ blood clot

Earlier this week the New England Journal of Medicine tweeted a photo of what looked like a beautiful piece of bright red coral to their 545,000 followers. But it wasn’t a piece of coral, or even something doctors had removed themselves — it was an intact, perfectly formed blood clot cast that a patient had… Read More »

Blood Eosinophilia-Targeted COPD Treatment: LABA-ICS vs LAMAs

December 06, 2018 Share this content: The incidence of pneumonia rose with initiation of LABA-ICS, which was similar across all eosinophil concentrations. Blood eosinophil concentrations could be used to target patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are likely to respond to initial long-acting bronchodilator therapy. This, in turn, may help clinicians decide between… Read More »